ISDS Bill Voted Down

by Editor (Wednesday, July 22, 2015 — 9:46 PM)

This bill sought to prohibit New Zealand from entering international agreements that include provision for investor-state dispute settlement.

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Questions and Answers – July 22

by Editor (Wednesday, July 22, 2015 — 9:17 PM)

Questions to Ministers Economy—Reports 1. Dr JIAN YANG (National) to the Minister of Finance : What recent reports has he received on the performance of the New Zealand economy and the Government’s management of its finances?

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Foreign Land Sales Bill Defeated

by Editor (Wednesday, July 22, 2015 — 8:39 PM)

A bill seeking to tighten the rules about the sale of rural land to foreign buyers has been voted down.

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Anti-Casino Bill Defeated

by Editor (Wednesday, July 22, 2015 — 6:05 PM)

A bill attempting to strike down the SkyCity convention centre deal has been defeated.

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Member’s Bill Survives Despite National Opposing

by Editor (Wednesday, July 22, 2015 — 4:53 PM)

National’s narrow majority in the House was underlined this evening when an Opposition MP’s Bill survived the first reading debate after the Maori Party and United Future backed it.

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PM vs Little & Peters in Flag Debate

by Desk Editor (Wednesday, July 22, 2015 — 4:33 PM)

John Key continues to battle Andrew Little & Winston Peters in the flag debate; Foreign property investors an issue in chamber & committee rooms.

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Maori Purposes Bill Introduced

by Editor (Wednesday, July 22, 2015 — 2:09 PM)

A Maori Purposes Bill has been introduced.

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Questions For Oral Answer July 22

by Editor (Wednesday, July 22, 2015 — 11:38 AM)

QUESTIONS TO MINISTERS 1. Dr JIAN YANG to the Minister of Finance: What recent reports has he received on the performance of the New Zealand economy and the Government’s management of its finances?

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A Raft Of Members’ Bills

by Editor (Wednesday, July 22, 2015 — 10:32 AM)

A number of Members’ bills will get their first reading debates today.

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Estimates Debate Interrupted

by Editor (Tuesday, July 21, 2015 — 9:59 PM)

There are just under nine hours left in the 11 hour set piece debate on the committee stage of the Appropriation (2015/16 Estimates) Bill .

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Speed Limit Validation Bill Passes

by Editor (Tuesday, July 21, 2015 — 7:44 PM)

A bill retrospectively validating speed limits set by local councils has passed through all stages this evening.

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Questions and Answers – July 21

by Editor (Tuesday, July 21, 2015 — 7:04 PM)

Questions to Ministers Prime Minister—Statements 1. Rt Hon WINSTON PETERS (Leader—NZ First) to the Prime Minister : Does he stand by all his statements? Rt Hon JOHN KEY (Prime Minister): Yes.

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PM Questioned on Issues Far & Wide

by Desk Editor (Tuesday, July 21, 2015 — 5:09 PM)

Government moves urgency to fix speed limit glitch; PM questioned on Housing, the flag referendum, and Mt Eden Prison fight-clubs.

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Speed Limit Validation Bill Completes First Reading

by Editor (Tuesday, July 21, 2015 — 4:59 PM)

A bill retrospectively validating speed limits set by local councils has completed its first reading.

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House Goes Into Urgency

by Editor (Tuesday, July 21, 2015 — 4:30 PM)

The House has gone into Urgency to pass a law validating speed limits set by local councils.

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Access Radio – Week in Parliament

by Desk Editor (Tuesday, July 21, 2015 — 3:28 PM)

Finance & Expenditure Committee meets in Auckland for submissions on the Taxation (Land Information and Offshore Persons Information) Bill; Plus a round-up of Tuesday’s Question Time.

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Urgent Debate and Urgency

by Editor (Tuesday, July 21, 2015 — 3:12 PM)

An urgent debate on the activities of prisoners in a privately run prison has been granted by Speaker David Carter

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